THE lease of the 17th century George Hotel, on Ramsey High Street, which has the oldest staircase in Cambridgeshire, is for sale. The original building is believed to date back to 1630, and the current one is Grade II Listed. Over the years, the property has been extended to the rear to incorporate function facilities and hotel accommodation. There are 11 en-suite bedrooms, a reception room with restaurant seating for 20 covers, a further 70-cover first floor restaurant, a public bar, a games room, an inner snug and function and conference rooms, with three-bedroom owner's accommodation on the first and second floors. The hotel fronts directly onto the High Street, with the archway having previously been a continuation of the main Great Whyte Road. This leads through to the rear beer garden, with seating for 30, and a car parking area. INFORMATION: The lease to The George is on offer by the Ipswich Office of leading international hotel agents, Christie and Co. The asking price is £175,000.